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The CERT® C Secure Coding Standard by Robert C. Seacord

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Chapter 1. Using This Standard

The rules in this standard may be extended with organization-specific rules. However, the rules in the standard must be obeyed to claim compliance with the standard.

Training may be developed to educate software professionals regarding the appropriate application of secure coding standards. After passing an examination, these trained programmers may also be certified as secure coding professionals.

Once a secure coding standard has been established, tools can be developed or modified to determine compliance with the standard. One of the conditions for a coding practice to be considered a rule is that conformance can be verified. Verification can be performed manually or can be automated. Manual verification can be ...

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